President Trump said nearly 20,000 military personnel and federal workers were deployed to help with the aftermath of the storm, The Associated Press reported. Cooper said first responders have reported rescuing and evacuating more than 2,200 people and about 575 animals.
More lagoons were at risk of overflowing in the days ahead, state data showed, including 30 that are filled to the brim with waste and water, and another 25 with zero to three inches of space to spare.
The weather service has issued flash flood warnings and watches for more than a dozen counties.
In the town of Fair Bluff, North Carolina, which has struggled to recover from the devastation of Hurricane Matthew in 2016, only about 50 residents remained on Tuesday, Fair Bluff Police Chief Chris Chafin told Reuters. "Do not become complacent", the city of Fayetteville and Cumberland County said in a statement.
Florence has demolished rainfall records.
The untreated wastewater entered North Buffalo, a tributary of the Cape Fear River basin. We love you. We miss you.
North Carolina officials said even though the sun is shining in parts of the state, major flooding is continuing in the aftermath of Florence and is expected to worsen in some areas.
High winds brought down trees and damaged homes.
Others got a case of bottled water or military MREs, or field rations. An olive-green military forklift moved around huge pallets loaded with supplies. Mike Sprayberry, director the state Division of Emergency Management, says FEMA officials have been in the state for days looking at housing options for the displaced.
Umpire Mohamed Lahyani banned for Nick Kyrgios pep-talk
However, Lahyani is one of seven full-time umpires on the Tour and so the incident was still subject to ATP disciplinary action. Kyrgios, meanwhile, laughed at the idea that he had received coaching or a pep talk from Lahyani.
John Salley Backing Kanye West In Nick Cannon Feud
Kanye West in videos on his Instagram page warned the trio to stop saying negative things about Kim Kardashian henceforth. I understand that you used to date my wife, but [when] you get in an interview, don't mention my wife.
South Carolina's governor plans to meet with top Department of Defense leaders to discuss the state's response to Florence.
Republican Sens. Lindsey Graham and Tim Scott of SC are expected to fly on Air Force One with Trump.
O'Shaughnessy is Commander of the U.S. Northern Command and North American Aerospace Defense Command.
Conway's city administrator told the AP that the South Carolina Department of Transportation told city officials that the damming effect of the barrier would be negligible, and that if the river crests as high as is expected, almost 1,000 homes will be flooded either way.
McMaster flew over parts of the state Monday in a National Guard helicopter, observing areas already experiencing flooding from Florence.
U.S. President Donald Trump warned SC on Wednesday "water is coming your way" in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence, as the death toll from the massive storm rose to at least 36 after two women were swept away in a sheriff's van.
The storm has resulted in the deaths of at least 32 people, 26 in North Carolina, according to Gov. Roy Cooper.
In Wilmington, population 120,000, workers began handing out supplies using a system that resembled a fast-food drive-thru: Drivers pulled up to pallets lining a street, placed an order and left without having to get out.
George Ricker of MIT's Kavli Institute for Astrophysics and Space Research serves as principal investigator for the mission. In the next two years, it will monitor 26 sectors of the sky like that for 27 days each, mapping about 85% of the sky.
And perhaps that's what worries me, because I know just how bad she can be", she said. "And one time they had me drink so much". In the interview, Smart described Barzee, who she said would encourage Mitchell to rape her, as "evil and twisted".
The potential takeover of Deliveroo would be a victory for Uber , which is trying to dominate the food delivery segment in Europe. Liberum Capital and Peel Hunt both reaffirmed Just Eat as a "buy" today, without specifying a price target on the shares.
Warmer climate conditions than usual in western Greece likely triggered Tetragnatha spiders to build their large nests for mating. It sounds like a something out of a horror movie: A town covered in thousands of webs, each crawling with hordes of spiders.
Rouhani likened the present situation faced by Iran to that the fledgling Islamic republic was confronted by in 1980. Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said he held a U.S. ally in the region responsible.
The National Hurricane Center said it is now monitoring two other areas of disturbed weather in the Atlantic. But in the center's 11 a.m. advisory, that system jumped to name status: Tropical Storm Kirk .
Butler has made his list of preferred teams known, but as we saw in the Kyrie Irving deal , those list rarely are a factor. Taylor is attending the NBA's Board of Governors meetings today in NY , which include owners and top basketball executives.
The footage circulated on social media this week, sparking outrage in Australia. "F*cking emus!" the man can be heard yelling. In NSW, the possible penalties for an offence like this could be up to five years in prison and $22,000 in fines.
Bringing the airlines together would not be easy because of the duplication of routes from their Dubai and Abu Dhabi bases. Emirates Airline has denied a report that it is considering a takeover of fellow Persian Gulf carrier Etihad .
Twitter has told an undisclosed number of users their private messages may have been leaked to third-parties for more than a year. The problem, which was building since May 2017, was discovered on September 10 and fixed " within hours ", the company said.
Oil prices slip as Donald Trump calls on OPEC to lower prices
The lower price point Trump is calling for - assuming OPEC could even deliver on that demand - would blunt this trajectory. According to, oil prices reached over $70 a barrel on Wednesday, showing an increase of 8 percent in just the last month.
Mourinho scathing over United's attitude after Wolves draw
He laid off a wonderful one-touch flick to give Fred an extra yard of space which he was able to take advantage of to score. Jose Mourinho expects this to be a "very hard season", despite Manchester United becoming a better, more attractive side.
How VR is Transforming the Way We Train Associates
The headsets have been used in training at Walmart Academies , which are special centers created to teach advanced retail skills. Academies, explains " When you watch a module through the headset, your brain feels like you actually experienced a situation ".
Octopuses on ecstasy drug 'become more social'
The "love drug" seemed to be working on the brains of the invertebrates much in the same way it does to human brains. It may not be impressive brain circuitry which underpins social behaviour, then, but basic signalling chemicals.
Several killed as gunmen attack military parade in Iran
Iran will be scrambling to determine the motives for the Saturday's high-profile attack as it faces growing US pressure. Other armed security personnel shouted to one and other in front of what appeared to be a viewing stand for the parade.
Huawei’s First Foldable Phone Will Also Come With 5G
Hu also highlighted the three major use cases for 5G: faster mobile broadband, lower latency and the Internet of Things. The company also said in an interview with T3 that it would be releasing 5G phones in the same year.
OnePlus 6 Gets the Latest Version of Android P
OnePlus said it will have a broader rollout of its update in a few days - "after making sure there are no critical bugs". Also, the company has added a new "Do Not Disturb" mode with adjustable settings along with a new "Gaming Mode 3 .0".